Enterprise Information Management in the 21st Century

EIM in the age of Semantcs, Big Data, and Social Media

Link Roundup – October 8, 2012

Here’s some things that you may have missed last week…

Big Data

How Hadoop Makes Short Work of Big Data (Forbes) – An executive overview of Hadoop…

Data Markets: The Emerging Data Economy (TechCrunch) – An overview of the mechanics of data markets and their potential impact on how everyone does business…

The Big Data Role of the Lawyer (Kybar.org) – A not-totally-unexpected conservative take on Big Data from a lawyer’s perspective…

How Big Data Gets Real (New York Times) – A look at how much work there still is to do to make Big Data really useful…

Forget Big Data, The Future is the Democratisation of Data (Marketing Week UK) – The real pop will come when people can really control the data used by companies in marketing products to them…(Warning – Celsius temperatures are used)

Darth Vader, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics (Pervasive) – Anakin, why do I get the feeling you’re going to be the death of me?

Obama Harnesses Big Data Dashboards in Presidential Campaign (Bime Analytics) – Another way to use Big Data to achieve goals…

Why Big Data is Like Porn (Phil Simon) – As @JillDyche tweeted, “No, I’m not going to hashtag ‘porn’…”

Many Companies Unprepared for Big Data Boom (The Data Quality Chronicle) – Some statistics on how unprepared some people are…

Big (Data) Wheel Keep On Turning (Smart Data Collective) – Are you too busy worrying about your cart to pay attention to the oxen pulling it?

Data Warehousing Architecture Takes Logical Turn in Big Data Era (SearchDataManagement) – Hybrids are not just cars, you know…

Commission Recommends Government Take Action On Big Data (Washington Post) – The data is there, but there aren’t enough people trained to analyze it…more here

Six Big Data Best Practices (Insurance Networking News) – Suggestions on how an industry that is just discovering Big Data can use it effectively…

Apple’s ‘Mapocalypse’ Highlights Big Data Battle (Wired) – In this corner, Apple…in the other corner, Google…

Big Data’s Biggest Obstacles (Harvard Business Review) – Correlation, understanding, provenance, and privacy, not necessarily in that order…

A Tale of Two Datas (OCDQ Blog) – Not to be confused with the Star Trek TNG episode called A Fistful of Datas

Predictive Analytic Strategies to Out-Predict the Competition (Smart Data Collective) – Analysis is analysis, no matter how big the data set is…

NASA Tries to Free Creativity with Big Data Challenge (GigaOm) – The first challenge they have is very interesting, and the answer will be quite useful to a lot of people…

David Linthicum Talks Cloud Integration and Big Data (TechTarget) – One of the biggies in the Cloud space talks about Big Data and the Cloud and where to draw lines…

Unstructured vs Structured (Bits or Pieces?) – A short rant about the semantics of Big Data…

Why Mask Big Data? (IBM) – Let me count the ways…

Using Hadoop for BI, Better Data Warehousing Service Level Agreements (ITBusinessEdge) – A chat with Informatica’s CTO…

How Big Data is Improving Healthcare (ReadWriteWeb) – More personalization is a good thing…

Data Governance

The Seven Deadly Sins of Data Management, Part 2: Greed (Mike 2.0) – How did I miss the first installment? (No worries – there’s a link)…

The Hindrance of Hindsight Bias (Data Roundtable) – Jim, I can’t even say “datechnibus”…

Data Quality Reboot Series for Big Data: Part 4: Big Data Governance (Forrester) – A nice refocus of a basic tenant of data governance, which could have been posted in three categories on this list…

Open Government Platform Aims at Businesses (ProgrammableWeb) – Excel into APIs? Interesting idea, but imagine the governance headaches there…

Data Quality

Data Quality – S.E.P.? (The Data Geek) – Always up for a Douglas Adams reference…

Data Quality – The Never Ending Story Continues (Altis Consulting) – “…data quality cannot be improved independently of the process that produced the data, nor the context in which the data is to be used”

How to Repair Your Data (Harvard Business Review) – Another plea for management attention to data quality issues…

Do Executives Care About Data Quality? (Forbes) – Using more than just cost savings to motivate the C-level…

Monitoring M2M Data Values and Processes for Monitoring Validity (Data Roundtable) – David Loshin continues his series on data quality in machine-to-machine interfaces…

How Do You Document Data Quality Processes (LinkedIn) – A conversation on LinkedIn where Dylan Jones of DataQualityPro gives interesting information…

The Value of Zero (Data Roundtable) – Nothing can tell you something…

Size Does Matter (PostcodeAnywhere) – People can get pretty creative when it comes to addresses…

Data That is Not Aligned with the Real World Usually Provides Bad Information (Liliendahl on Data Quality) – Rant away, Sir Henrik…

What iOS6 Can Teach Us About Data Quality (Data Roundtable) – When you’re a big retailer, bad data quality can cost you the most important thing you have…

Linked/Open Data

Why Open APIs May Revolutionize Business and the Web (Programmable Web) – Making the case that Open Data may be even more valuable than Big Data…

Five Things You Can Do with a Metadata Dictionary (The Data Geek) – I think I could add a few items, Richard…

Customer Management, MDM and Data Quality (Liliendahl on Data Quality) – A data quality expert walks through a conference…

Semantics

VIVO Looks to Next-Gen Scholarship and Its Interconnected Future (Semantic Web) – I’d like to see this progress fast enough so that I don’t have to pay umpty-thousand dollars on my daughter’s college education…

Google Now vs Siri (Semantic Web) – A different take on the automated personal assistant…

The Evolution of Semantic Technology in Publishing (Semantic Web) – My opinion is that the players in a dying industry who do not adopt new ways of reaching customers will die faster than the rest…

The Problem with RDF and Nuclear Power (The Beautiful, Tormented Machine) – I wasn’t aware that too many people knew was RDF was to have such a perception problem…Great blog name, though…

Did I miss anything? Please let me know in the comments, and have a great week!

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